Tag Archives: Pete Buttigieg

LIVE VIDEO: Biden Rallies With Klobuchar And Buttigieg

CBS News reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden is bringing some fresh support to his campaign rally at 7:30 p.m. at Gilley’s Dallas Monday. Amy Klobuchar, who ended her Democratic presidential campaign on Monday, and Pete Buttigieg, who ended his on Sunday, plan to endorse rival Joe Biden in an effort to unify moderate voters behind the former vice president’s …

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Pete Buttigieg To Endorse Joe Biden In Dallas Tonight

The Dallas Morning News reports: Sen. Amy Klobuchar abruptly quit the presidential race on Monday and threw her support to Joe Biden, as centrist Democrats began banding together in an effort to stop Sen. Bernie Sanders. She will join Biden in Dallas on Monday night for a rally at Gilley’s honkytonk on the eve of Super Tuesday, as the former …

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Limbaugh: Buttigieg “Got Away With” Kissing Chasten

“So, you know what happened in there in this meeting, in this phone call. They got Mayor Pete in there, and they told him, man, your future is bright. Look at what you — you laid down out there that you’re gay. You’ve got your husband, you’re getting — kissing him on the stage. You get away with it. Everything’s …

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Trump: Dems Made Buttigieg Drop Out To Hurt Sanders

The Atlantic reports: Not so long ago, Donald Trump seemed obsessed with just one of the Democrats vying to replace him: Joe Biden. Over the past year, as the former vice president became the front-runner, Trump’s campaign spent about $270,000 on Facebook ads targeting Biden—more than it spent against other top candidates. Then Biden began to collapse and Bernie Sanders …

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Breaking: Pete Buttigieg Ends Historic White House Bid

The New York Times reports: Pete Buttigieg, the former small-city Indiana mayor and first openly gay major presidential candidate, has decided to quit the Democratic race, a person briefed on Mr. Buttigieg’s plans said on Sunday, following a crushing loss in the South Carolina primary where his poor performance with black Democrats signaled an inability to build a broad coalition …

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Buttigieg: Staying In Race Is Best Thing For Country

The Hill reports: Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said Sunday that staying in the race is the best thing he can do for both his party and the country. “Every day I am getting up, looking at how we can do what is best for the party, that is why we got into this race in the first place,” Buttigieg  …

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Final Iowa Results Issued, AP Won’t Declare Winner

Via press release from the Iowa Democratic Party: Today, the Iowa Democratic Party announced the results of the limited-scope recount requests from the Buttigieg and Sanders campaigns. The results from the recounted precincts can be found here. The recount process resulted in no change to National Delegate allocation. Over a two-day period beginning Tuesday, February 25, recount administrators recounted the …

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South Carolina Newspaper Endorses Pete Buttigieg

From the editorial board of South Carolina’s The State: The Democratic Party’s presidential nominee will face a formidable general election opponent in Republican President Donald Trump, an incumbent armed with a strong economic record and a force of personality that has spawned a fiercely loyal base of supporters. It is vital, then, for the Democrats to nominate an energetic, disciplined …

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Buttigieg Courts SC Black Voters With Military Record

Reuters reports: Pete Buttigieg, the only veteran in the top tier of candidates seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, is turning to South Carolina’s large military community to help shore up his nagging lack of support among black voters. The primary on Saturday in the diverse southern state is seen as an important durability test for the 38-year-old former mayor of …

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Buttigieg Camp Alleges Nevada Early Vote Miscount

The Nevada Independent reports: Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s campaign, in a letter sent to the Nevada State Democratic Party just before midnight on Sunday, is alleging numerous errors in how early vote totals were folded into the Caucus Day process. The campaign is asking the party to provide early vote and in-person vote totals by precinct, correct any …

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Pete Buttiegieg Unloads On Sanders: He Doesn’t “Give A Damn” About His Effect On Downticket Democrats

“I congratulate my competitors on a vigorous campaign here in Nevada, and I congratulate Senator Sanders on a strong showing today, knowing that we celebrate many of the same ideals. But before we rush to nominate Senator Sanders in our one shot to take on this president, let us take a sober look at what is at stake for our …

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Glenn Beck: Buttigieg Can’t “Pick And Choose” From The Same Bible That Calls For Stoning Him To Death

“A lot of people would find [Pete Buttigieg’s] lifestyle antithetical to what is found in the Bible. I mean, you just — Pete, you can’t make this claim. ‘You know, I just don’t know how you would vote for him because the way he lives his life, I mean, you know, you can’t find that in the Bible.’ “Well, you …

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San Diego Newspaper Endorses Pete Buttigieg

From the editorial board of the San Diego Union Tribune: Buttigieg is best suited to beat Trump because of his centrist policies, his military experience, his (admittedly small-scale) executive experience and the enthusiasm he’s inspired, with better fundraising and national polling, bigger campaign crowds and more news coverage than Klobuchar.  He has shown he can manage a national campaign successfully. …

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Buttigieg And Klobuchar Trade Ugly Barbs At Debate

Politico reports: The hostility building between the two Midwestern Democrats burst dramatically into the open in Nevada, as they clashed repeatedly on the debate stage and tried to slash the momentum out of each other’s campaigns. Klobuchar and Buttigieg have fought before over their experience and their political records in past debates — but the feud took a deeply personal …

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Buttigieg: At Least I’ve Never Had To Pay Off Porn Stars

Politico reports: Rush Limbaugh said last week that America isn’t ready to elect a gay man who kisses his husband onstage. Trump, however, suggested last week that he would vote for a gay presidential candidate. Asked if he takes the president at his word, Buttigieg told CNN’s Erin Burnett at a Las Vegas town hall: “Not if he’s sending out …

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Rush Limbaugh: Trump Called Me And Said To “Never Apologize” For My Anti-Gay Attacks On Pete Buttigieg

The Daily Beast reports: Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh on Tuesday addressed the controversy over his homophobic attacks on Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, revealing that President Donald Trump called him and advised him to “never apologize” for the remarks. On the Tuesday edition of his radio show, the right-wing talker insisted that he was entirely unaware of the …

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“Queers Against Pete” Group Disrupts Buttigieg Event

Newsweek reports: Democratic presidential candidate and former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg was met with protesters representing the group Queers Against Pete outside of a private fundraising event at the National LGBTQ Center for the Arts in San Francisco on Friday. Inside the building, two activists attempted to disrupt the fundraiser after Buttigieg was asked about his husband, Chasten, …

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Lindsey Graham: Limbaugh’s Anti-Gay Attack Is Wrong

The Associated Press reports: Some Capitol Hill Republicans said they disagreed with Limbaugh’s remark, while others demurred. “I’m just going to leave all that alone,” said conservative Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., who said she’d not heard the comment. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, facing reelection this fall, also declined to comment. “It’s a miscalculation as to where the country is at,” …

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Tapper: Limbaugh Mocks Buttigieg’s One Marriage But “I Don’t Even Know What Number Spouse HE is Up To”

Mediaite reports: CNN’s Jake Tapper fired back at Rush Limbaugh‘s rant against 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg Thursday, blasting the radio kingpin with a singeing barb about the radio host’s multiple marriages. Tapper framed the mini segment by stating, “just days after being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Rush Limbaugh, who has a decade’s long record of bigotry, …

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Trump: I Would Vote For A Gay Presidential Candidate

Politico reports: President Donald Trump said he would vote for a gay presidential candidate. In a wide-ranging interview on Fox News personality Geraldo Rivera’s podcast, the president also said he thinks it’s possible that American voters could one day elect a gay candidate to the White House. “I think so. I think there would be some that wouldn’t, and I …

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